9780131727694

The Writer's World Paragraph Patterns and the Essay

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  • ISBN13:

    9780131727694

  • ISBN10:

    0131727699

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 12/15/2005
  • Publisher: Longman

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Summary

The Writerrs"s Worldaddresses the diverseneedsof students by meeting the needs of nonnative English speakers, visual learners and students with varying skill levels! Now,The Writer's Worldaddresses the diverse needs of instructors! Prentice Hall is proud to offerThe Writerrs"s World: Paragraphs and Essaysin four individual volumes. Developed to provide maximum flexibility for both instructors and students, the volumes were created directly from the pages ofThe Writerrs"s World: Paragraphs and Essaysby Lynne Gaetz and Suneeti Phadke. Volume two,The Writer's World: Paragraph Patterns and the Essay, gives students a solid overview of the patterns of development. It also covers the parts of the essay and explains how students can apply the nine patterns of development to essay writing. Volume two may be used as a stand alone item or in conjunction with any of the other volumes.

Table of Contents

Inside Front Cover
Paragraph and Essay Checklists
Preface vi
PART II Paragraph Patterns
52(116)
Illustration
53(11)
Explore Topics
53(1)
What Is Illustration?
54(1)
The Illustration Paragraph
54(3)
The Topic Sentence
57(1)
The Supporting Ideas
57(1)
The Paragraph Plan
58(1)
The First Draft
59(1)
Revise and Edit an Illustration Paragraph
60(4)
Narration
64(12)
Explore Topics
64(1)
What Is Narration?
65(1)
The Narrative Paragraph
65(3)
The Topic Sentence
68(2)
The Supporting Ideas
70(1)
The Paragraph Plan
71(1)
The First Draft
72(1)
Revise and Edit a Narrative Paragraph
72(4)
Description
76(12)
Explore Topics
76(1)
What is Description?
77(1)
The Descriptive Paragraph
77(3)
The Topic Sentence
80(1)
The Supporting Ideas
81(1)
The Paragraph Plan
82(1)
The First Draft
83(1)
Revise and Edit a Descriptive Paragraph
84(4)
Process
88(12)
Explore Topics
88(1)
What is a Process?
89(1)
The Process Paragraph
89(3)
The Topic Sentence
92(1)
The Supporting Ideas
93(1)
The Paragraph Plan
94(1)
The First Draft
95(1)
Revise and Edit a Process Paragraph
96(4)
Definition
100(13)
Explore Topics
100(1)
What is Definition?
101(1)
The Definition Paragraph
101(2)
The Topic Sentence
103(3)
The Supporting Ideas
106(1)
The Paragraph Plan
107(1)
The First Draft
108(1)
Revise and Edit a Definition Paragraph
109(4)
Classification
113(13)
Explore Topics
113(1)
What is Classification?
114(1)
The Classification Paragraph
114(5)
The Topic Sentence
119(1)
The Supporting Ideas
120(1)
The Paragraph Plan
120(1)
The First Draft
121(1)
Revise and Edit a Classification Paragraph
121(5)
Comparison and Contrast
126(14)
Explore Topics
126(1)
What is Comparison and Contrast?
127(1)
The Comparison and Contrast Paragraph
127(5)
The Topic Sentence
132(2)
The Supporting Ideas
134(1)
The Paragraph Plan
134(1)
The First Draft
135(1)
Revise and Edit a Comparison and Contrast Paragraph
136(4)
Cause and Effect
140(28)
Explore Topics
140(1)
What is Cause and Effect?
141(1)
The Cause and Effect Paragraph
141(3)
The Topic Sentence
144(2)
The Supporting Ideas
146(22)
PART III The Essay
168(440)
Writing the Essay
169(24)
Explore Topics
169(2)
The Thesis Statement
171(3)
The Supporting Ideas
174(4)
The Essay Plan
178(3)
The Introduction
181(4)
The Conclusion
185(1)
The First Draft
186(1)
Revising and Editing the Essay
187(2)
The Essay Title
189(2)
The Final Draft
191(2)
Essay Patterns
193
The Illustration Essay
194(4)
The Narrative Essay
198(5)
The Descriptive Essay
203
The Paragraph Plan
147(1)
The First Draft
148(1)
Revise and Edit a Cause and Effect Paragraph
149(4)
Argument
153(84)
Explore Topics
153(1)
What Is Argument?
154(1)
The Argument Paragraph
155(2)
The Topic Sentence
157(1)
The Supporting Ideas
158(4)
The Paragraph Plan
162(1)
The First Draft
163(1)
Revise and Edit an Argument Paragraph
164(44)
The Process Essay
208(5)
The Definition Essay
213(4)
The Classification Essay
217(5)
The Comparison and Contrast Essay
222(5)
The Cause and Effect Essay
227(4)
The Argument Essay
231(6)
Enhancing Your Writing with Research
237(371)
What is Research?
237(1)
Research for Academic Writing
237(1)
Evaluate Sources
238(2)
Add a Paraphrase, Summary, or Quotation
240(6)
Cite Sources
246(347)
Appendices
Appendix 1: Grammar Glossary
593(2)
Appendix 2: Irregular Verbs
595(2)
Appendix 3: A Quick Guide to Verb Tenses
597(1)
Appendix 4: Combining Ideas in Sentences
598(1)
Appendix 5: Punctuation and Mechanics
599(3)
Appendix 6: Writing Paragraphs and Essays in Exams
602(6)
Credits 608(1)
Index 609
Inside Back Cover
Editing Checklist
Revising and Editing Symbols

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